Accessibility

We are committed to providing an accessible attraction, and we strive to ensure that visitors with disabilities can enjoy as much of our magnificent World Heritage Site as possible.

At Blenheim Palace we are committed to providing an accessible attraction for all, and try to ensure everyone can enjoy their visit with us. Accompanying Carers receive free entry. If you have any other questions, or to arrange any additional support for your visit, please email customerservice@blenheimpalace.com or call us on 01993 810530.

Access Statement Accessibility Guides

Parking Update: Blue Badge Holders are reserved the front of our car park for closer access to the Palace and Gardens.

Where possible we make provisions to ensure the site is accessible for wheelchair, mobility scooter and buggy users.

Our wheelchairs are available to hire from the Welcome Desk with pre-booking only. To pre-book a wheelchair for your visit please contact our Customer Service team who will reserve one for you. Our wheelchairs will follow a strict cleaning routine between uses.

Our single-person mobility scooters are currently not available to hire.

There is a lift into the Palace state rooms, and into the Orangery restaurant, for wheelchair and scooter access. 

An alternative entrance to the Formal Gardens is available, please ask a member of staff for directions. Additionally, some of our Park walks cover uneven terrain and suitable footwear should be worn.

Assistance and support dogs are welcome at Blenheim Palace, we provide water bowls in the east courtyard.

Carers for blue badge holders are admitted free. We also have a number of wheelchair and buggy access points and dedicated parking areas for blue badge holders.

Our Education Team makes excellent provision for children with special needs. Teachers are requested to contact the Education Team in advance on 01993 810535.

A touch tour of the Palace is available for the visually impaired. You will be assigned a dedicated guide who will help you to appreciate our collection of priceless artefacts, as well as giving you a flavour of Blenheim Palace's long and diverse history.

There is no extra charge for the touch tour, advance booking is required to ensure a guide is available. To book, please call 01993 810530.

Some of the large events at the Palace do require us to make changes to the accessible routes, but we always strive to continue to cater for those with access needs during these times.